The Moniack Writers Centre is 5-mile walk away. Just over 9 miles to Drumnadrochit, the stunning Loch Ness is just 5 miles & 12 miles to Inverness, which offers a very good variety of restaurants, museums, galleries & shops. Visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle on the shores of Loch Ness, a good monster spotting area, Culloden Battlefield, the historic Fort George, Cawdor & Brodie Castles or take a trip along the Moray Whisky Trail, the only one in the world! Slightly further afield take a day trip to the beautiful Isle of Skye or the Orkney Isles. Outdoor activities available in the area include mountain biking at the nearby Abriachan Forest Trust, kayaking, sailing & many other watersports along with golf, hill walking & skiing in the Cairngorm & Aonach Mor mountain ranges. Rosemarkie beach is 20 min drive. Fort William, the outdoor Capital of the UK, is just under 60 miles.